Recent content by martybarrettoverdrive

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    David Ortiz on the mend: shooting and recovery

    The same DR-based reporter that Speier and others are citing and translating, identifies and has a close-up image of the beaten suspect in his twitter feed
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    2016 MLB WS Cubs Vs Indians

    I'm never using masterpass as a verb, fuck off
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    Report: This is Don Orsillo's last season

      Does that outweigh having to root for the Padres every season?
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    Dombrowski Press Conference

    FWIW he briefly referenced Pedroia when asked on the radio broadcast tonight about up the middle defense. Said he is still "a fine player" and has just been unfortunately injured this season, etc. he repeated his press conference name checks of the kids, including the JBJ-Betts--Castillo...
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    Hanley ,The Monster, and LF: It's a "work in progress"

    I may be chastised for posting a slightly drunken and clearly reactionary post after tonight's game. But goddamnit, this is one instance when there is such a justifiable and overwhelming reaction by not just the fans but relatively thoughtful media that it is borderline obstinate not to move...
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    Protecting the Shields -- The Nick Cafardo Thread

      Wait, is this well-done satire or an actual quote? My respect for Cafardo is so low that I'm honestly asking for this clarification.
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    Will Red Sox-Yankees ever be the same?

    When you have two franchises that consistently have among the highest payrolls in baseball coupled with some of the most loyal and rabid fanbases, the rivalry will still be redhot at times.   But I agree that there may be more ebb and flow than we saw a decade ago.   Part of it might be the...
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    Protecting the Shields -- The Nick Cafardo Thread

    He has simply become irrelevant. I don't even follow him on Twitter anymore. I guess this is a semi-serious question: has he legitimately broken any trade deadline news or offered significant insight this year? His not even ever mentioning the Royals as a team vying for Cueto was particularly...
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    4/21 MiLB Gameday: It's Henry Owens Time!

    Yes, Middlebrooks expected to play with Pawtucket today, Wednesday and Thursday. Could be back with main club by the weekend.   http://www.masslive.com/redsox/index.ssf/2014/04/shane_victorino_will_middlebro.html
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    Dan Shaughnessy: Taking a dump in your mouth one column at a time

    Small item of note from a Politico afternoon tip sheet:
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    During my nine day visit with the Biaviians aboard the great mothership, I managed to, uh, get...

    During my nine day visit with the Biaviians aboard the great mothership, I managed to, uh, get some Polaroid shots of the, uhhh, ships uhhhh, in broad daylight. These are are smart bugs, five feet tall. However, when you learn the potential magnitude of their power coupled with the deductive...
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    Five stars for being a voice of reason.

    Five stars for being a voice of reason.
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    5 stars for not just appreciating the Gene Shalit but also having a great avatar yourself!

    5 stars for not just appreciating the Gene Shalit but also having a great avatar yourself!